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Counterclockwise: Nokia N8 camera, exploding S3, Canvas 4

Counterclockwise: Nokia N8 camera, exploding S3, Canvas 4

13 July, 2014 | comments (18)

The second week of July has historically been witness to a wide range of device releases from many a manufacturer, including Samsung, LG, and Sony Ericsson. Also, former Nokia camera guru Damian Dinning talked about the 12MP shooter on their...

Tags: Misc


Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace ban upheld in Netherlands

Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace ban upheld in Netherlands

21 May, 2014 | comments (26)

A Dutch Appeals Court has upheld the sales ban ordered by a lower Dutch court in the far 2011, which banned the sales of Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace in the Netherlands on grounds that they infringed on Apple patents. Upholding the sales...


Pantech Vega Iron2 goes official with Snapdragon 801 chipset

Pantech Vega Iron2 goes official with Snapdragon 801 chipset

08 May, 2014 | comments (21)

Pantech officially announced the Vega Iron2 smartphone in South Korea. The high-end LTE-A device will be available in its home market later this month. The Pantech Vega Iron2 will be available in black or white color scheme. Its design...

Tags: Pantech, Android


Official Android 4.2.2 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S II Plus leaks

Official Android 4.2.2 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S II Plus leaks

01 August, 2013 | comments (55)

We already know that Android 4.2 Jelly Bean upgrade will be the last major update for the Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy S II smartphones. But the good news is the wait is almost over and Samsung might soon start seeding the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung ships 10 million Galaxy S4 units, adds new colors

Samsung ships 10 million Galaxy S4 units, adds new colors

22 May, 2013 | comments (165)

As expected, Samsung announced that it has reached ten million units shipped of its Galaxy S4 smartphone in less than a month of the device's retail launch. Samsung achieved the number in blistering pace - it took almost twice as long for the Galaxy...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung ships 6 million Galaxy S4's, breaks own record

Samsung ships 6 million Galaxy S4's, breaks own record

15 May, 2013 | comments (127)

There was never any doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S4 would be a runaway success in the market. The only question was would it be able to beat the record of its super popular predecessor. The Korean company has managed to ship over six million...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Shares of Android, Samsung and Sprint rise in early 2013

Shares of Android, Samsung and Sprint rise in early 2013

01 April, 2013 | comments (44)

The market share of Android has continued to climb and the shares of Sprint and the current global market leader Samsung have also seen an increase in the US, according to a report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. The data suggests that the...


Galaxy S III and Note II to get Android 5.0, S II ends at 4.2.2

Galaxy S III and Note II to get Android 5.0, S II ends at 4.2.2

18 March, 2013 | comments (218)

Today we got some spicy information concerning all Samsung Galaxy owners, regardless of the type of gadget they have - a smartphone or a slate. It's a list showing which devices will be getting the Android 5.0 and which will end with the upcoming...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung makes 8 of the top 10 most used Android devices

Samsung makes 8 of the top 10 most used Android devices

10 February, 2013 | comments (116)

It's no secret that Samsung is dominating the Android market, but the margin of its lead might be a bit surprising to some. According to a report from mobile analytics firm Localytics, the Koreans account for eight of the top 10 Android devices in...


Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note to get 4.1.2 in March

Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note to get 4.1.2 in March

02 February, 2013 | comments (184)

Samsung Ukraine has announced that it will start rolling out the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update to some of its devices from March. The first ones to get this update is the Galaxy S II as well as the Galaxy Note. The Galaxy S II, as you may know,...


Samsung Galaxy S II Plus goes on sale in Taiwan

Samsung Galaxy S II Plus goes on sale in Taiwan

27 January, 2013 | comments (16)

Samsung announced the successor of its popular smartphone Galaxy S II earlier this month and the good news is that Galaxy S II Plus has already hit the shelves. Reports came in that the smartphone is already on sale in Taiwan, which is the...


Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update starts rolling out in Spain

Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update starts rolling out in Spain

23 January, 2013 | comments (158)

Earlier this month we learned that Samsung will soon start rolling out the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update to the venerable Galaxy S II in the coming weeks. The rollout has now begun and Spain is one of the first countries to get the update, with...


Samsung to launch Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update in February

Samsung to launch Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update in February

15 January, 2013 | comments (145)

Just over a week ago, Samsung announced the details surrounding the upcoming Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update, but didn't mention an exact date when for the start of its rollout. Today a company spokesperson has told CNET the update for the...


Samsung Galaxy S series shipments surpass 100 million

Samsung Galaxy S series shipments surpass 100 million

14 January, 2013 | comments (234)

It's no secret that Samsung's Galaxy S series of smartphones has been a game changer, for the company as well as for Android smartphones in general. Now the series has reached a new landmark, with the total worldwide shipments exceeding 100 million...


Security issue discovered on Exynos-based devices

Security issue discovered on Exynos-based devices

17 December, 2012 | comments (58)

A security issue has been identified on Android devices running Samsung's Exynos processors, which includes phones such as the Galaxy S II, Galaxy S III, Note and the Note II (international models). The issue was identified by an xda-developers...


Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

03 December, 2012 | comments (156)

For a seventh consecutive month, the Samsung Galaxy S III is the most popular smartphone in the United Kingdom. The data compiled by uSwitch is based on live searches, pre-orders, as well as postpaid sales. Curiously, Apple's current...


Samsung Galaxy S II receiving the Android 4.0.4 update

Samsung Galaxy S II receiving the Android 4.0.4 update

10 July, 2012 | comments (293)

A few days ago, we reported that the official Android 4.0.4 for the Galaxy S II has been leaked and was available for download for those could not wait for it to arrive over the air. Well, if you are one of those who did wait, you will be...


Samsung responds to Galaxy S II / Note eMMC bug problem

Samsung responds to Galaxy S II / Note eMMC bug problem

15 June, 2012 | comments (91)

If you own a Samsung Galaxy S II or the Galaxy Note and are a regular member of the xda-developers forum, you may already be aware of a bug with some of these devices where erasing the eMMC could hard brick your phone. This problem would surface...


ICS updates finally hit  I9100 and I9100G Galaxy S II in India

ICS updates finally hit I9100 and I9100G Galaxy S II in India

29 May, 2012 | comments (245)

Most of the Galaxy S II users out there have been enjoying their due ICS serving for a while now, but those unlucky ones living in India were still waiting. Well today this finally changed as both versions of the smartphone available in the the...


Galaxy S III gets 9 million pre-orders from 100 global carriers

Galaxy S III gets 9 million pre-orders from 100 global carriers

18 May, 2012 | comments (204)

Korea Economic Daily is reporting that the Samsung Galaxy S III has received over 9 million pre-orders from 100 carriers around the world. This information comes courtesy of a Samsung official who remains anonymous. Whichever way you look at...